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Five Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 3

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turns 35 on Friday, Aug. 3.

Here are five things you should know for Friday, Aug. 3:

1. Happy birthday, Tommy boy! New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turns 35 Friday, along with several other notable celebrities, including Metallica frontman James Hetfield (49), actor Martin Sheen (72), TV personality Martha Stewart (71), singer Tony Bennett (86), former Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy (87) and Collective Soul lead singer Ed Roland turns 49, according to the Famous Birthdays website.

2. Watch the sky: Check out the Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey program at  Friday to see several types of birds, including the bald eagle, bateleur eagle, Egyptian vulture, military macaw, spectacled owl and white-necked raven, according to the Zoo New England website. The event is free when you purchase a regular zoo ticket. Showtimes are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

3. Directory reviews: Did you have a terrific experience recently at a Stoneham business? Tell our readers all about it by ranking your experience on a 1 to 5-star scale and posting a positive review on the business's directory listing on Stoneham Patch.

4. Pan-Mass Challenge 2012: are expected to participate in the Pan-Mass Challenge 2012 bike ride Aug. 4-5.

5. Who loves kitty? Visit Stoneham Patch Saturday at 10 a.m. when we feature the latest . 

For more activities, visit our events calendar.

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